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Harrogate History Festival

A celebration of historic fiction with special guests, author debates and expert panels at the Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate. Find out more here.


Game of History

18:00 - 19:30
Lively discussion at Foyles Bristol, with Lucienne Boyce, Helen Hollick, Juliet McKenna, Jack Wolf. Booking:


Bristol Records Office Book Fair


World Book Day


London Book Fair 2015

This year at Olympia. Come and see us on the IPG stand.

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Coming Soon...

Fateful Gift by Colin Kay

This is a story of murder, love and betrayal set in the borderland where the psychological and the paranormal meet.

The Apostate by Petros Makris

An imaginative and inspiring thriller that addresses contemporary issues.

Jess the Goth Fairy by Jo Allmond and Jess Hiles

A fairy with a broken wing may be different on the outside…but it's the inside that counts.

Whither Thou Goest by Anna Belfrage

Book seven in Anna Belfrage’s time slip series, The Graham Saga.

The Embroiderer by Kathryn Gauci

A beautifully written novel spanning the 19th and 20th centuries, set against the backdrop of the Greek War of Independence.

Aftermath by Jenny Martin

A collection of poems and short stories to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War on 4th August 1914.

A Place of Safety by Jill Treseder

A touching novel following one husband's search for peace after assisting in his wife's suicide.

The Siege and Other Award Winning Stories by Esther Newton

A collection of award winning short stories about love, loss and hope.

Brearley's Encore by Derek Taylor

The first in a new suspense series by the author of 10 Black Horse Westerns (Robert Hale).

The Trouble with Sophie Gresham by Enver Carim

A story of conflicted love against the background of major advances in molecular medicine.

Sarah in the City of Moon by Fida Fayez Qutob and Dalia Qutob

A picture book about a young girl called Sarah and her adventure in Jerusalem.

Sarah in the City of Moon by Fida Fayez Qutob and Dalia Qutob

A talking picture book about a young girl called Sarah and her adventure in Jerusalem.

The Last Campaign of Marianne Tambour by David Ebsworth

Award winning historical fiction novelist David Ebsworth's account of the Battle of Waterloo.

Cupcakes and Coffee by Rebecca Stone

One independent woman's search for self-love through…sex. 

Why Didn't They Listen? by Renata Payne

A real-life case concerning a late diagnosis of dementia and its far-reaching consequences.

Back to the Black by Michael MacMahon

This book contains many lessons and strategies that will help you to become debt-free and stay that way.

Axiales: aux envers des miroirs by Anne-Lise Brugger Grataloup

A collection of verse in French and English.

Girl Cop in Trouble by Sandy Osborne

More life and loves of an officer on the beat.

Introducing Charlotte by Charlotte Hains

As Lloyd sets to work coming up with unique ideas to bring Charlotte back to life she is introduced to an intimate world of secret passions and desire.

Food Waste Philosophy by Shane Jordan

A vegetarian chef with an original cooking style and unusual recipes.

Rants and Recipes by Chris Bland

The life and times of Acorn Wholefood Cafe in Shropshire.

A Chance Kill by Paul Letters

In a WWII story of fear versus hope, the unspoken limits of loyalty are exposed and the value of a compromised life contested.

Misty Mornings by Marian Annette

A collection of entertaining and lighthearted rhymes that tell of the day to day problems most of us experience in our lives.

When Sorrows Come by Maria Dziedzan

Brilliant Trees by Jan Andre Kallestad

Selected Poems - translated by Lisa Wodtke.

Wulfsuna by Elaine Moxon

Blood – Betrayal – Brotherhood. Wulfsuna is the first in the Wolf Spear Saga Series.

Heads and Tales by Lis Jeffery

A behind the scenes look at teaching.

My American Odyssey by Roger Griffith

An evocative combination of travelogue, history, politics and social commentary, Roger celebrates the lives of African-Americans, West Indians and Black Britons.

To Catch a Falling Star by Anna Belfrage

Book 8 of popular The Graham Saga timeslip series.

Kritsotopoula by Yvonne Payne

An historical adventure based on the true story of Rodanthe – the Girl of Kritsa.

Too Fast A Life by Martin Shepherd

Follow John Michael Hawthorn's career as Britain’s first motor racing world champion.

The Burning Towers by Frances Thomas

Book 2 in the Girls of Troy Trilogy

Shiner & Co by Mark Custance

Tracing the many lives of Leslie Shiner; soldier, businessman and family man.

Annie's Story by Fenella Forster

The first book in 'The Voyagers' trilogy – a family saga stretching from 1913–2012.

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